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Customs Law No. 29/2001/QH10 of June 29, 2001

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Year of current version:2001
Date of entry into force of original text:January 1, 2002
Date of Text (Enacted):June 29, 2001
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Geographical Indications, Industrial Designs, Other, Trademarks
Notes:
This Law prescribes the State management over Customs with regard to exported, imported or transited goods, transport means on exit, entry and in transit, of foreign and domestic organizations and individuals; and the organization and operation of the Customs service.' (Chapter I.-General Provisions, Article 2.-Scope of regulation)

For provisions on the protection of intellectual property rights, see:
-Chapter I.- General Provisions
Article 4.-Interpretation of terms (paragraph 2.-export, import and transit goods mean all movables with codes and appellations as prescribed by law etc.,)

-Chapter III.-Customs Procedures, Customs Inspection And Supervision Regimes
Section 2.-Customs Supervision And Inspection Of Goods
Article 29.-Bases and competence to decide on the forms of physical inspection of export and import goods for Customs clearance (paragraph 1.-categories and origins of export and import goods etc.,)

Section 5.-Temporary Postponement Of Customs Procedures Completion For Export And Import Goods Upon Requests For Protection Of Intellectual Property Rights
Article 57.-Principles for temporary postponement of Customs procedures completion (paragraph 1.-requests for temporary postponement of customs by IP holders whose IP rights are infringed)
Article 58.-Conditions for intellectual property right holders requesting the temporary postponement of Customs procedure completion
Article 59.-Specific provisions on the temporary postponement of Customs procedures completion for export and import goods upon requests for protection of intellectual property rights.
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